Pav Bhaji

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Pav Bhaji

Ingredients

  • 8 Pavs (squarish soft buns about 4" x 5" size)
  • Butter to shallow fry.
  • For Bhaji
  • 1 capsicum chopped fine
  • 2 onions chopped fine
  • 2 tomatoes chopped fine
  • 2 1/2 cups chopped mixed vegetables (beans, carrots, cauliflower, potota, beans, bottle gourds, etc.) 1/2 cup shelled
  • Peas
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 2 tsp. pavbhaji masala
  • 1 1/2 tsp. chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp. sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 cup water (in which vegetables were boiled)
  • 1/2 tsp. each ginger grated, garlic crushed
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tbsp. coriander chopped
  • 1 onion chopped
  • Small pieces of lemon

Directions

  1. Bhaji:
    • Pressure cook mixed vegetables and peas till well done. 
    • Mash them coarsely after draining. 
    • Heat butter in a pan. 
    • Add ginger-garlice, capsicum, onion, tomatoes. 
    • Fry for 2-3 minutes till very soft. 
    • Add pavbhaji masala , chilli powder, turmeric, salt, sugar and fry further 2-3 minutes. 
    • Bring to boil. 
    • Simmer till gravy is thick, stirring and mashing pieces with masala, in between. 
    • Add lemon juice, stir. 
    • Garnish with chopped coriander and a block of butter.


    Pavs

    • Slit pavs horizontally leaving one edge attached. (To open like a book). 
    • Apply butter (as desired) and roast open on a griddle till hot and soft with the surface crisp on both sides.



    Serve hot with bhaji, a piece of lemon and chopped onion.

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